Beedie School of Business News

Beedie hosts leading Canadian financier Stephen Jarislowsky

Jul 31, 2015

Humans must fight the inherent animal emotions within them and train themselves to think carefully in order to make successful investments. Capitulating to fear and greed will only result in investments failing, much like the recent crash in the Chinese stock market.

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organizational change

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A new book co-edited by Beedie School of Business Professor Gervase Bushe explains the underlying practices that make it possible for leaders to effectively change their organizations – even when faced with issues so complex that no one really knows what the right answers are.

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BBOT

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Beedie School of Business Executive in Residence Dr. Catherine Aczel Boivie has been elected as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT).

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Students in the Management of Technology MBA program at the Beedie School of Business toured tech organizations in Silicon Valley.

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California’s Bay Area houses some indisputably world-class technology companies. Google, Samsung, and LinkedIn, to name only a few, are headquartered in the area. Operating in secrecy on game-changing ideas and products, these companies make Silicon Valley the undeniable global hub of innovation.

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Dr. Bo Chen, Professor of Finance and Economics at Shanghai University, discussed the “One Belt, One Road” initiative at a special event hosted by the Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies.

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Introduced in May 2013 by China’s President Xi Jinping, the “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR) initiative is an ambitious economic strategy focusing on connectivity and cooperation among countries primarily in Eurasia and involving over 60 countries. But for it to gain greater traction China will need influential supporters.

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gamification

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New research from Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business reveals that businesses could benefit from unprecedented levels of consumer and employee engagement by turning traditional processes into game-like experiences.

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Karen Robson

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Beedie School of Business PhD candidate Karen Robson has received the Rising Star Award from the American Marketing Association (AMA) Consumer Behavior Special Interest Group – one of the largest special interest groups within the AMA.

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Beedie School of Business Associate Professor June Francis and PhD candidate Stefanie Beninger have published a teaching case about the important issues surrounding the appropriation of First Nation’s imagery.

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A new case study by Beedie School of Business PhD candidate Stefanie Beninger and Associate Professor June Francis will enlighten students about the important issues surrounding the appropriation of First Nation’s imagery.

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Access graduates 2015

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Sixteen Beedie School of Business BBA students were among those celebrating at the Burnaby Board of Trade (BBOT) Access Student Career Development Program 2014/15 cohort graduation ceremony.

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Recent Beedie School of Business graduate Lauren Watkins (right) has co-founded Excellera along with fellow Next 36 members Nikita Zhitkevich (left) and James Crocker (centre).

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A new website co-founded by a recent graduate of the BBA program at the Beedie School of Business is helping connect retired professionals with organizations seeking professional expertise.

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Beninger Robson

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As a leading research-focused school, the Beedie School of Business has a renowned PhD program. The program is so strong in fact, that it can currently boast two PhD students who are the recipients of a prestigious doctoral scholarship awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

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